You might think that DWP staff would have been chastened by the child benefit Chernobyl into some basic grasp of data security, but apparently not:
The government has been sending out highly sensitive data in packages with the passwords necessary to access it, it has been revealed today.
And in a predictable mismatch of words and actions, a DWP spokeswoman said:
“We take the security of individuals’ data extremely seriously”
If you’re wondering where you heard that before, it was last uttered a month ago by the LGA.